Postdoctoral Associate- Mass Spectrometry

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7216063 (Ref:18368-en_US)

Posted: February 10, 2024

Job Description


The Division of Surgical Oncology is seeking an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Associate (PhD). The clinical research will focus on malignancies including breast and lung cancer and intraoperative studies. This position coordinates day-to-day activities of research protocols, which include screening, enrollment, and monitoring of research participants. Ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization, and safety of research participants. Will supervise other research staff.


Under this role, the postdoctoral researcher will work in research projects involving the use of mass spectrometry and mass spectrometry imaging in biomedical and cancer research. The postdoctoral researcher is expected to be able to perform experiments using mass spectrometry instrumentation, as well as data and statistical analysis. The postdoctoral researcher is also expected to lead clinical studies and participate in research involving human subjects. They will interact directly with clinicians, surgeons, and pathologists to fulfill the aims of the research projects.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts advanced research experiments using mass spectrometry.
  • Evaluates and analyzes mass spectrometry data.
  • Performs statistical analysis.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals.
  • Assists with grant proposal writing and progress reports.
  • Assists with laboratory operations.
  • Supports supervision of research staff including graduate and undergraduate students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in mass spectrometry
  • Experience with ambient ionization mass spectrometry and/or mass spectrometry imaging is desirable.



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.




Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7216063 (Ref:18368-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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